Dr. Paul Nugent, MD

Dr. Paul Nugent, MD

Orthopedic Surgery  |  
Male  |  
Age 61
(5)
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. Paul Nugent, MD is an orthopedic surgery doctor who practices in Fresno, CA. He is 61 years old and has been practicing for 35 years.

8405 N Fresno St Ste 110

Fresno, CA 93720

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
  • Cigna
  • Delta Health System
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Health Net
  • Health Net of California
  • Humana
  • 5 More

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Top Care Areas

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Low Back Pain
normal
more than 70% of peers
Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
normal
more than 66% of peers
Degenerative Disc Disease
normal
more than 65% of peers

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Nugent "Dr. Nugent specializes in the management of spine and orthopedic injuries. He has been in practice in Fresno since 1991, and established the Spine & Orthopaedic Medical Center in 1998. The facility became Joint Commission Accredited in 2002. Dr. Nugent is developing and practicing orthopaedic health, a new approach to prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of orthopaedic conditions. He is interested in world-view health in general and has considerable travel and missionary expirience."
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Specialties

  • Orthopedic Surgery
  • Pain Medicine
  • Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation
  • Physical Therapy
  • Sports Medicine
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Board Certifications

  • Orthopedic Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery*
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Conditions Treated

  • Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) Injuries
  • Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) or Posterior Cruciate Ligament (PCL) Tear
  • Arthritis
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Back Pain
  • Bone Disorders
  • Bursitis
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pelvic Pain
  • Compression Fracture
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Fracture
  • Hand Conditions
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hip Bursitis
  • Hip Sprain
  • Inflammatory Pelvic Pain
  • Internal Derangement of Knee
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Dislocation
  • Knee Disorders
  • Knee Fracture
  • Knee Sprain
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Spinal Stenosis
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Medial Collateral Ligament (MCL) Sprain
  • Neck Pain
  • Non-Inflammatory Pelvic Pain
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Osteopenia
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Pelvic Pain
  • Posterior Cruciate Ligament (PCL) Injuries
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Rotator Cuff Tear
  • Runner's Knee
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Shoulder Dislocation
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Trochanteric Bursitis
  • Upper Back Pain

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Procedures

  • Cervical Block
  • Epidural Block
  • Epidural Block, Facet Blocks
  • Epidural Steroid Injections
  • Facet Block
  • Joint Drainage
  • Lumbar Sympathetic Block
  • Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
  • Nerve Blocks
  • Physical Rehabilitation
  • Physical Therapy
  • Spinal Nerve Block
  • Steroid Injection
  • Trigger Point Injection
  • Viscosupplementation With Hyaluronate

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for California.

0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

Education

  • Fresno City College
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1977
  • University Of California At Los Angeles
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1979
  • David Geffen School Of Medicine At UCLA, University Of California, Los Angeles
    Medical School | Graduated 1983
  • UCLA Medical Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1985
  • UCLA Medical Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1991
  • Johns Hopkins Hospital
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1992
  • Sepulveda Veteran's Admin/UCLA Prog
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1987
  • University Of California At Berkeley
    Other Education | Completed 2014

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Nugent has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • French
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

  • California Orthopaedic Association, Member

Dr. Nugent's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Nugent to family and friends
3.0
based on 5 total reviews

Likelihood to Recommend (5)

  • 5
    (2)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (1)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (2)

Dr. Nugent's Performance

Trustworthiness
GOOD
Explains condition(s) well
GOOD
Answers Questions
GOOD
Time well spent
GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

Scheduling
GOOD
Office environment
VERY GOOD
Staff friendliness
GOOD
Average wait time
10 to 15 minutes

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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Nugent accepts 14 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Aetna HMO
    Choice Plus POS II
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
    CaliforniaCare HMO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
    Blue Cross Blue Shield of California HMO
    Blue Cross Blue Shield of California PPO
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    Open Access
  • Delta Health System
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Health Net
  • Health Net of California
    Large Group HMO
    Large Group PPO
  • Humana
    Choice Care PPO
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO
    PHCS Network PPO
  • Tricare
    TriCare for Life
  • UnitedHealthCare
    Choice Plus POS
    Options PPO
    PacifiCare
    PacifiCare HMO
    United Healthcare
  • WellCare
    WellCare PPO
  • WellPoint

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Fresno Surgical Hospital
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Community Regional Medical Center
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Saint Agnes Medical Center
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Clovis Community Medical Center
2755 Herndon Ave
Clovis, CA 93611
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